AT&T Receives Consensus Rating of “Hold” from Analysts (NYSE:T)
Shares of AT&T (NYSE:T) have earned an average rating of “Hold” from the twenty-two brokerages that are currently covering the stock, Stock Ratings Network.com reports. One investment analyst has rated the stock with a sell rating, fourteen have issued a hold rating and five have assigned a buy rating to the company. The average twelve-month target price among analysts that have issued ratings on the stock in the last year is $37.44.
Shares of AT&T (NYSE:T) traded up 0.09% during mid-day trading on Monday, hitting $32.33. The stock had a trading volume of 7,758,519 shares. AT&T has a 52 week low of $31.74 and a 52 week high of $39.00. The stock has a 50-day moving average of $33.86 and a 200-day moving average of $34.48. The company has a market cap of $169.0 billion and a P/E ratio of 9.53.
AT&T (NYSE:T) last announced its earnings results on Tuesday, January 28th. The company reported $0.53 EPS for the quarter, beating the Thomson Reuters consensus estimate of $0.50 by $0.03. The company had revenue of $33.16 billion for the quarter, compared to the consensus estimate of $33.06 billion. During the same quarter in the prior year, the company posted $0.44 earnings per share. The company’s quarterly revenue was up 1.8% on a year-over-year basis. On average, analysts predict that AT&T will post $2.65 earnings per share for the current fiscal year.
T has been the subject of a number of recent research reports. Analysts at Deutsche Bank reiterated a “hold” rating on shares of AT&T in a research note to investors on Tuesday, January 28th. They now have a $34.00 price target on the stock, down previously from $36.00. Separately, analysts at Jefferies Group initiated coverage on shares of AT&T in a research note to investors on Thursday, December 19th. They set a “buy” rating and a $40.00 price target on the stock. Finally, analysts at JPMorgan Chase & Co. downgraded shares of AT&T from an “overweight” rating to a “neutral” rating in a research note to investors on Wednesday, December 4th. They now have a $38.00 price target on the stock, up previously from $34.74.
AT&T Inc (NYSE:T) is a holding company.
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